Birmingham is a city that is powered by youth, with approximately 65,000 students across three universities and two university colleges.
Being the youngest city in Europe, Birmingham buzzes with entertainment, nightlife, culture, shopping and eating out, offering plenty of choice for our students.
Our centrally located campus will give you access to a wide range of possibilities and new experiences to choose from. From top dining and designer shops to a thriving arts and culture scene, Birmingham offers exciting new lifestyle experiences for you to enjoy by day or night. So, no matter what you are in the mood for, you can be sure there will be something for you.
With more than 500,000 works of art in one square mile of the city centre, it’s fair to say that culture is alive and well and living in Birmingham. The beautiful Birmingham Hippodrome, home of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, is the country’s busiest theatre outside London, welcoming over half a million people a year.
Birmingham's lively nightlife is 24/7 and offers something for everyone. A compact city centre means you can move on easily and sample everything that's on offer. Clubs and bars rest beside Birmingham's beautifully regenerated canals. Whether you want cocktails in a stylish modern bar or a pint with colleagues in a traditional pub, you'll find it in Birmingham.
With more than 8,000 acres of parks and open spaces, Birmingham offers plenty of choice whether you want some relaxing outdoor spaces, innovative and exciting activities or just to eat some Cadbury's chocolate!
Birmingham is a haven for sports enthusiasts. Football fans are spoilt for choice with five top clubs in and around Birmingham: Aston Villa, Birmingham City, West Bromwich Albion, Stoke City and Wolverhampton Wanderers . Why not take a stadium tour at Villa Park or St Andrews and go behind-the- scenes to see the pitch, changing rooms and even sit on the manager’s bench.
If cricket is your passion, the city has an international venue to keep you entertained. Edgbaston Cricket Ground, one of England’s most famous sporting venues, has been hosting Test Match cricket for over 100 years. The has had a stunning £32 million face-lift, creating a spectacular space with first class facilities. It is also home to Warwickshire County Cricket Club and the Warwickshire Bears. Whether you enjoy the traditional format of the LV= County Championship or the faster pace of Twenty20, there is something for everyone to watch.
From international athletics and the Horse of the Year Show, to world trampolining and Ryder Cup golf, Birmingham and the wider region, host the very best amateur and professional sport.